Mr. Mogg has served as a director of the Company since May 2007 and as Chairman of the Board since January 2013. He previously served as Lead Director from February 2010 until January 2013. Mr. Mogg also currently serves as Director at Matrix Service Company and has served as a director for ONEOK Inc., a publicly traded diversified energy and natural gas distribution company, since July 2007 and ONEOK Partners, a master limited partnership that operates natural gas and natural gas liquids gathering, processing, pipelines, and fractionation assets, since August 2009. From 2005 until 2007, Mr. Mogg served as chairman of DCP Midstream Partners and from 2004 through 2006, Mr. Mogg was Group Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Duke Energy Corporation. From 2000 through 2003, Mr. Mogg was Chairman, President and CEO of Duke Energy Field Services and, as a member of TEPPCO’s board, served as Vice Chairman/Chairman. Previously, Mr. Mogg held various executive and senior management positions at Duke Energy and Pan Energy over a 27 year period. Mr. Mogg has also served on several nonprofit and industry boards, including being a past President of the Gas Processors Association. Mr. Mogg has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.
Mark Berg serves Pioneer Natural Resources as Executive Vice President & General Counsel. He was promoted to Executive Vice President, Corporate in January 2014, named Executive Vice President, Corporate/Operations in August 2015 and became Executive Vice President, Corporate/Vertically Integrated Operations in May 2017. Mr. Berg’s corporate responsibilities include oversight of Legal, Land, Regulatory Affairs, Government Affairs and Corporate Communications. In operations, he is responsible for Pioneer’s vertically integrated service companies: Pioneer Pumping Services, Premier Silica and Pioneer Well Services. Mr. Berg began his career in 1983 with the Houston-based law firm of Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. and served as a partner from 1990 through 1997. He served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of American General Corporation, a Fortune 200 diversified financial services company, from 1997 through 2001. Subsequent to the sale of American General to American International Group, Mr. Berg was appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Hanover Compressor Company, a NYSE company specializing in natural gas compression and processing. Mr. Berg received his Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law, and graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy from Tulane University. Mr. Berg is a member of the State Bar of Texas and also served as Chairman on the Board of Dallas CASA.
Mr. Gieselman has served as a director of Fifth Creek since September 2017. Mr. Gieselman has served as a Partner for NGP ECM since April 2007. Since February 2017, Mr. Gieselman has served on the board of Vantage Energy Acquisition Corp. Prior to joining NGP ECM, Mr. Gieselman worked in various positions in the investment banking energy group of Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he became a partner in 2002. He has been a Director of WildHorse Resource Development Corporation, a Houston-based independent oil and natural gas company, since September 2016. Mr. Gieselman has served as a member of the board of directors of Rice Energy, Inc. from January 2014 to April 2017 and was a member of the board of directors of Memorial Resource Development Corp. from its formation until it was acquired by Range Resources Corporation in September 2016. In addition, Mr. Gieselman served as a member of the board of directors of Memorial Production Partners GP LLC from December 2011 until March 2016. Mr. Gieselman received a B.S. in 1985 and an M.B.A. in 1988 from Boston College.
. Mr. Glick has served as a director of Fifth Creek since March 2015. Mr. Glick joined NGP Energy Capital Management, L.L.C. (“NGP ECM”) in 2006 and serves as a Partner of NGP ECM, with over 32 years of legal and financial experience to NGP’s structuring and execution activities. In addition, Mr. Glick has served on the board of Vantage Energy Acquisition Corp. since February 2017. Previously, Mr. Glick served as Managing Director and General Counsel for NGP Midstream & Resources from 2006 to 2008. He was a founding partner of Kosmos Energy Holdings and served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from 2003 to 2006. His previous tenures also include Hunt Resources and Hunt Oil Company (1999 to 2003), Gulf Canada Resources, Limited (1994 to 1999), and Torch Energy Advisors (1994). Mr. Glick was a Partner in the law firm of Vinson & Elkins from 1985 to 1994 and has been a director of four publicly-traded companies; Northern Blizzard Resources, Inc., Parallel Energy Trust, Westside Energy, Inc. and Gulf Indonesia Resources. Mr. Glick received a B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, in 1982 from Tulane University and earned a J.D. in 1985 from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was a member of the Texas Law Review.
Mr. Kidd is currently serving as a legal consultant to institutional investors in the energy industry, and since May 2017 has served as an Independent Manager for GenOn Americas Generation, Inc. in connection with the GenOn bankruptcy. Mr. Kidd served as the Chief Executive Officer, President and General Counsel of Samson Investment Company and Samson Resources Corporation from February 2016 through March 2017 and served on the Company’s Executive Team as Senior Vice President and General Counsel from September 2013 through January 2016. From October 2011 to August 2013, he served as Partner and General Counsel of Anthem Energy, a private investment manager that develops and operates energy investments. Prior to joining Anthem, Mr. Kidd was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Quantum Utility Generation, LLC, a power generation asset operator. From August 2004 to December 2008, Mr. Kidd was with Constellation Energy Group, Inc. (“CEG”), serving in various positions, including Deputy General Counsel of CEG, General Counsel of Constellation Energy Resources, the business organization representing CEG’s customer supply, global commodities and portfolio management activities, and a member of the Board of Managers of Constellation Energy Partners LLC, a publicly traded exploration and production company that was previously sponsored by CEG. Earlier in his career, he served as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of El Paso Corporation and held various officer level positions at Covanta Energy, Inc. Mr. Kidd began his law career as an associate at DLA Piper in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Kidd received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College and his Juris Doctorate degree, with honors, from the University of Maryland School of Law, where he was an editor of the University of Maryland Law Review.
Mr. Owens has served as a director of the Company since May 2010. Mr. Owens served as Governor of Colorado from 1999 to 2007 and as State Treasurer from 1995 to 1999. Prior to his public service, Owens was on the consulting staff at Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte), served as Executive Director of the Colorado Petroleum Association and as Executive Vice President of the Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Association. He has served as a director of Key Energy Services, a publicly traded oil field services company since 2007; Cloud Peak Energy, a publicly traded coal company since January 2010; Federal Signal, a publicly traded manufacturing and communications company since April 2011; and was a director at FESCO Transport Group, an integrated transportation company listed on the Russian Trading System from 2007 until June 2012. Mr. Owens has a Bachelor of Science from Stephen Austin State University and a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Texas, Austin.
Mr. Segner has served as a director of the Company since August 2009. Mr. Segner is currently a director at Midcoast Energy Partners and chair of its Conflict Committee and is a professor in the practice of engineering management in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice University. In 2008, Mr. Segner retired from EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG), a publicly traded independent oil and gas exploration and production company. Among the positions he held at EOG was President and Chief of Staff and Director from 1999 to 2007. During the period March 2003 through June 2007, he also served as the principal financial officer. He has served as a member of the board or as a trustee for several nonprofit organizations as well as being a director of Exterran Partners, L.P. and Laredo Petroleum, Inc. Mr. Segner has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Rice University, a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Houston and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Starzer has served as Chairman and CEO of Fifth Creek since its inception in 2014. Mr. Starzer has 34 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and has served as a Director for five private and two public companies in the energy industry and is a member of multiple professional and technical organizations. Mr. Starzer serves on the board of Newalta Corporation (TSX:NAL), a provider of engineered environmental solutions for the oil and gas industry, and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (U.S.) and the Institute of Corporate Directors (Canada). In 1999, Mr. Starzer founded the first Bonanza Creek Company serving in positions of Managing Partner, President and CEO and on the board for each of the four Bonanza Creek companies. In January 2014, Mr. Starzer retired from the fourth company, Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. (NYSE:BCEI) and established Fifth Creek. Mr. Starzer is a Registered Professional Engineer in Petroleum Engineering, a member of the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers, and has a degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from the University of Alaska.
Mr. Stein has served as a director and the chair of our Audit Committee since July 2004. Mr. Stein is a self-employed tax and business consultant. Since January 2005, Mr. Stein has served as a director and chairman of the audit committee of Denbury Resources Inc., a publicly traded exploration and production company. From July 2000 until its sale in June 2004, Mr. Stein was a director of Westport Resources Corporation, a Denver-based oil and natural gas exploration and development company, where Mr. Stein served as the chair of the audit committee. Mr. Stein served from 2001 through 2005 as a director of Koala Corporation, a Denver based-public company engaged in the design, production and marketing of family convenience products, where he served on the audit and compensation committees. Mr. Stein previously was a principal of Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP, formerly Coopers & Lybrand LLP. Mr. Stein has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida State University.
Mr. Wiley has served as a director of the Company since January 2005. Mr. Wiley has served as a director of Andeavor (formerly Tesoro Corporation), a publicly traded independent oil refiner and marketer, since 2005, as a director of Andeavor Logistics LP (formerly Tesoro Logistics LP), a publically traded midstream logistics service company, since 2015, and as a director of Post Oak Bank, NA, a privately held Community bank since 2004. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Wiley served as a trustee of Fidelity Equity and High Income Funds. Since 2013, Mr. Wiley has served as Chairman of the Independent Trustees of Fidelity Sector Portfolios. Mr. Wiley served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Baker Hughes Incorporated, an oilfield services company, from 2000 until 2004. He also served as President of Baker Hughes from 2000 through 2004. Mr. Wiley was a director of Spinnaker Exploration from 2001 until its sale in 2005 and Asia Pacific Exploration consolidated, a privately held oil and gas company in Southeast Asia, from 2007 until its sale in 2013. Mr. Wiley has a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dallas.
Mr. Woodall has served as Chief Executive Officer and President since January 2013 and as Chief Operating Officer since July 2010. Mr. Woodall previously served as Executive Vice President—Operations from February 2010 until July 2010 and as Senior Vice President - Operations from April 2007 until February 2010. Prior to joining HighPoint Resources, Mr. Woodall served as Senior Vice President - Western US for Forest Oil Corporation from 2004 to April 2007 and as Drilling and Production Manager for Forest Oil Corporation from 2000 until 2004. Mr. Woodall has over 28 years of industry experience. Mr. Woodall has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Louisiana State University.